The science of meaning

This podcast was started in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Covering classic theories of meaning as well as current work in computation semantics, it tries to answer questions such as ‘what is meaning?’. ‘how do we make sense of things?’, ‘can we ever know we have found meaning?’

The author: Aurelie Herbelot.

(This page is a mirror of the original podcast, which you will find here, together with transcripts.)


Episode list

March, 31 2020

How do different scientific theories of meaning explain humans’ thirst for ‘making sense’? And what can we take away from them when trying to figure out our place in the world? A first episode recorded in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen